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German Chocolate Cake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Betty Sinclair
Added: Tuesday, April 28, 2009

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1/4 lb. German sweet chocolate
2 C sugar
1/2 C boiling water
1 C shortening
1 t soda
4 eggs
1 C buttermilk
2 1/2 C flour
2 t vanilla

Filling
1 C sugar
1 C evaporated milk
3 egg yolks
1 C coconut
1/2 c chopped nuts
1 t vanilla
1/4 c butter

Directions:
Directions:
Dissolve chocolate in boiling water set aside to cool. Dissolve soda in half buttermilk. Cream sugar and shortening, add egg yolks & beat well. Add chocolate, flour, buttermilk alternately. Stir in vanilla, fold in egg whites stiffly beaten. Bake in 3 -9in pans 350 for 30 min


Filling
combine all ingredients in saucepan and boil until very thick, stirring constantly. Spread filling between layers before it is completely cool, then put on top too.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This is a very good cake, it was always Karen's birthday cake.

 

 

 

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